The OSA Gallery is open to the public for free viewing. Free onsite parking and TriMet bus #51 and #63 both stop in front of OSA.
Normal Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 10a - 4p and Saturday 1 - 4p (excluding holidays).
While you visit, inquire about classes, workshops, upcoming workshops, and becoming a member.
2020 Salute to OSA Volunteers - January 9–28, 2020
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 9, 6–8pm
January is the month we “Salute Our Volunteers” with a show exclusively for them. Volunteers will be invited to show their work along with the OSA Board of Trustees. If you have volunteered at OSA in some capacity over the last year, we want to thank you and include you in this show. As has been policy in the past, gallery sitting during a 2019 show is not counted as volunteer hours. Entry fee: $10 for up to 2 pieces. Please pay and register online.
Wednesday, January 29, 1pm – 4pm
Thursday, January 30, 10am – 4pm
THE OSA MONOTYPE PARTY - February 1–9, 2020
Free Demo: January 31 by Master Printmaker, Stephen Hayes at 11am
Opening Reception: February 1 at 6pm
First Thursday Reception: February 6 at 6pm with entertainment provided by Wayne Jiang playing the Dulcimer
Join us for our 4th annual OSA Monotype Party! This special event begins with a Demo by this year’s featured master printmaker, Stephen Hayes, on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 11:00m – 12:00 pm. This presentation is free and open to the public.
Stephen Hayes has held over thirty-five solo exhibitions in the U.S. and abroad, and his works have been curated into nearly seventy group shows by a broad diversity of curatorial voices, among whom are: Kristy Edmunds, Cassandra Coblentz, Stuart Horodner, Linda Tesner, Bruce Guenther, Terri Hopkins, John Weber, Peter Frank, Willem de Looper and Mary Jane Jacob. Exhibitions of his paintings prints and drawings have been reviewed in Art Forum by Stephanie Snyder, in Art in America by Sue Taylor, in Artweek by Lois Allan and by Paul Sutinen for Oregon Arts Watch. He is a featured artist in Lois Allan's comprehensive Contemporary Printmaking in the Northwest as well as Lauren P. Della Monica's Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views and New American Paintings Number 121, curated by Nina Bozicnik.
Works by Stephen Hayes are housed in the collections of the New York Public Library, the Frans Masereel Centrum voor Grafiek in Kasterlee, Belgium, The Portland Art Museum, The Hallie Ford Museum, The Gates Foundation, Lewis and Clark College and more than one hundred private and public collections in the United States, Europe and Japan. Support for his work has come in the form of fellowships, grants and residencies from The Ford Family Foundation, The Ucross Foundation, WESTAF and the NEA, The Oregon Arts Commission, Caldera, the Frans Masereel Center, The Vermont Studio Center, Clark College and Oregon State University.
Stephen Hayes is represented by the Elizabeth Leach Gallery in Portland, Oregon.
AN EXHIBITION OF THE MARVELOUS ARTISTS OF PORTLAND ART & LEARNING STUDIOS, an Albertina Kerr Program
Reception: February 13, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Join us for the 4th Annual exhibition of the marvelous artists of PALS (Portland Art & Learning Studios), an Albertina Kerr program supporting adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to experience personal growth through the creative process. This exhibit is entitled “PUSH”, an apt title for a show with so much creative energy on display. The show will feature 2-D paintings and drawings and, this year, 3-D ceramic work. The artwork work will be for sale.
We are expecting many of the artists to be present. The support of these exhibits by OSA members is especially meaningful for these artists.
“The Artists of IdeAL PDX at OSA“– February 15 - 27
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 15 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
IdeAL PDX is an association of Latino Artists who exhibit regularly in the Portland area. This group is led by Jessica Lagunas, their Creative Director. Many of these artists are immigrants to the United States from Latin America. This is the 4th exhibit of these wonderful artists at OSA.
Alvaro Tarrago is the chairman and curator for this exhibit. His art is pictured above.
ANNUAL SPRING JURIED SHOW - March 5 – 26
Open Reception: Thursday, March 5 | 6-8pm
Shellie Gerber. Fields of Gold, Mixed Media
2019 Spring Juried Show First Place Award Winner
This March OSA hosts our Annual Spring Juried show. We are proud to announce all juried shows are open to ALL; OSA members and nonmembers alike. This annual show is expected to bring in a wide range of styles and mediums such as oil, collage, watercolor, mixed media collage, photography, and much more! This year’s juror is Yong Hong Zhong. "There are two fundamental elements which I strive for with each and every one of my paintings. The first is a solid foundation in draftsmanship, color and composition. The second is being able to express and communicate my feelings with each piece.” – Yong Hong Zhong
SHOW ENTRY AND SALES INFORMATION: Prospectus, Consignment Release Form and Framing Guidelines Coming Soon